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The founder of the famous news site Slashdot, Rob Malda, has announced his retirement known. After 14 years, he considers the time has come for someone else directs the fortunes of Slashdot.
Malda Slashdot as 1997 brought into being, he could not have imagined that he thus created a cult site. He wrote the system together with some friends in college. It has been implemented in Perl, and even if it matured over the years and renewed, Slashdot, his appearance has never changed.
The site grew rapidly. She had so many readers that a website that was linked in an article ever could collapse under the onslaught. This is still the occasional phenomenon has since been called the Slashdot effect.